Labor Day

Most of my stories to now have centered on growing up in Oak Grove, Louisiana. I have a Yankee history too. My grandpop Grant worked the coal mines of central Pennsylvania. As I understand the stories, he started as a child working in the colliery (colliery is where the chunks of coal are extracted from… Continue reading Labor Day

Life with Nancy

Swim up bar suits her. don’t you think? Sine this is Nancy’s birthday, figured my blog warranted a Nancy story. Nancy and I had been married for all of about 4 months (in January 1970) when we arrived in Key West, FL for my first duty assignment. We had not yet been assigned quarters and… Continue reading Life with Nancy